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with the unexpected consequences from their early infrastructure design. los angeles county is a land of sprawling development. with development comes hundreds of square miles of concrete, leaving no way for water to naturally soak into the ground. in areas of such widespread urbanization, flooding can be devastating. man: back in early 1930s, there was a flooding that took a lot of lives and property. as a result, the city of los angeles, in order to protect future flooding in the city, they decided to take the los angeles river and make it a flood control channel. they concreted the walls of the river in order for water to get to ocean much faster. narrator: cities throughout southern california converted natural rivers to these concrete channels, part of their storm drain systems. this allowed expanding development without the need for large flood plains. kharaghani: the los angeles river is approximately 51 miles. concrete reduces the size of the river that you need to carry the water because it speeds up the flow of water. if you'd like to remove all the concrete and to have natural system to
the private agencies. alameda had its own electrical system. these are various projects. los angeles storm drain system. they raised the dam. your water is a product of pw a. they built the sacramento water reservoir. the fans were so well built that in fact, they are still in use. the engineers said we have to replace a ball bearing. we of course, have neglected our infrainstruct our and it's rated to be a d and dropping. so if you don't pay your taxes, things do fall down. much of it is things that were built during the new deal. fortunately, they built them very well. so the stuff was really built to last. but, if you don't have taxes to run a state. i expect we will see more of that stuff. i will give you a brief tour that we take for granted. the commitment to public education in all its manifestations. public schools from kindergarten to higher education. there are thousand of new deal schools built within less than ten years. many have art work in or on them. this is berkeley high school. you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free. the schools are always telling you
's attorney but so far they have not commented on murray's interviews. aditi roy, abc news, los angeles. >>> an update on the miami dolphins bullying investigation. sources say the nfl special investigator will interview johnthan martin a second time, most likely next week. he answered questions for seven hours during his first interview about the situation. the league's investigators said over the weekend that his work will take a few weeks. >>> a treat for music fans worldwide. the hottest stars in the business all in one place. >> the american music awards were handed out in los angeles last night with taylor and justin leading the pack. we have a live report from l.a. good morning, brandi. >> reporter: good morning. you know what, this awards show belonged to justin timberlake and taylor swift. they both took home several awards with taylor swift winning the biggest, artist of the year. music's brightest stars wowed on the red carpet. ♪ >> reporter: and then on stage. with katy perry's colorful performance kicking off the 2013 american music awards. >> justin timberlake. >> report
to los angeles then by 3:30. >>> tonight, hundreds of families are waiting for an answer on how their loved ones die. a case in point, a patient went missing and then was found dead in a stair well. the family has not heard about the cause of death even though it has been seven weeks. there has been a huge backlog. the they discovered 600 cases have been waiting more than three months waiting for a cause of death. 80 of them waiting for a year. >> doctor hart needs to work harder for the citizen of san francisco who are demanding better and faster help than this. it is outrageous. >> he is referring to doctor ann hart. her department is dealing with staffing issues. that is the reason for the delay. >> they got a b.a.r.t board member to admit it today. b.a.r.t and the unions are fighting over a disputed family leave provision that made it into the latest contract. they are threatening legal action and another strike is possible. here is what one b.a.r.t director is saying here on kpix5 sunday news. >> you don't have the right to strike. you have the right to fact finding and --
this morning and will head to los angeles later today. good morning, i am eric thomas. >> we have team coverage on president obama's whirlwind trip to san francisco. first we have our reporter at sfo. >> air force one landed a short time ago at 10:38 this morning. a beautiful day here in the san francisco bay area unlike in seattle where it was foggy, dreary. the president was greeted by california senator feinstein who was looking completely different. she has a new "do," and president obama has in california certainly more than 50 times to attend different events most having been fundraisers because here is where the president gets the big bucks although because his rating has again down the organizers of one of the event in san francisco had to lower the ticket price to make sure they had a packed house. he has one, two, three events here in san francisco. all of the events are in san francisco and he returns to sfo then departs at 3:30 this afternoon. for every reporter that coughs one -- covered one of these it is exciting so i will do a selfie right now. i am going to post it on my facebo
to a private dinner at a pacific heights home and he leaves for los angeles. it will result in big headaches as secret service usually shut down the streets surrounding his motorcade. keep that in mind. >> we will have complete coverage of the president's visit and updates on twitter by following us at abc7 news bay area. >> amtrak train from new orleans to new york has derailed in south carolina. they are trying to figure what caused the train to go east track in south carolina, the northern part of the state. the cars all stayed upright and some passengers were taken to local hospitals but no joe injuries reported. 200 as juries -- passengers have to make the trip by bus. >> 61-year-old vet is plummeted with saving a woman's life after she jumped from the coliseum on the third level. fans shouted telling her not to jump but she did. a 61-year-old main veteran stepped in to break the fall. there is in question that the seriously injured fan saved the woman's life. >> he saved her life. but he is seriously hurt. he absolutely saved her life. >> both were rushed by ambulance to a local hospit
york and union station in los angeles. a very pretty station as well. >> it was almost torn down. thankfully, it was not. it is cold out there. those of you who thought it was called -- i even thought it was cold and i don't mind the cold weather. it is not going to be like that tomorrow. 27 degrees at reagan national airport. high-pressure is going to move off the coast. winds will change direction. that is going to allow a little bump in temperatures. look at these highs today. only 34 degrees at reagan national airport. about 20 degrees below average for this time of year. 10 degrees below our average january high temperature for the middle of the month. cold air, definitely was here, not going to let her elong. 23 in ashburn right now. feels like 16. look at the winds. upper marlboro, now 22. it is 20 five in quantico, looking at 26 in annapolis. 19 in gaithersburg, 23 at bwi marshall. the coldest is just off to the north and west of us. in western pennsylvania and ohio, temperatures are in the teens -- teens. these wind chills will leave as we move through the overnight hour
california cities, newport beach and los angeles. >> 450 and this is video of last -- since november 1 and the special lighting ceremony will take place. >>> which bay area taxpayers are paying the most and they are patrolling to keep the worst off the streets. >>> they have monday night's football game against the washington redskins. >>> traffic is doing relatively well looking at the san mateo bridge as we look at the high- rise and i will tell you how this week's high is just a little bit different. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. . >>> well as you can imagine it was a busy week for tree
and at 3:30 the president is scheduled to go to los angeles for another fund raiser. and because of the president's various events, traffic is expected to be impacted throughout the city and one motorcade location to the other, you can expect to see rolling street closures. it comes as his approval ratings are falling dramatically. gallon roll tram is almost town to 54%. stay with ktvu channel 2 news and follow us on twitter where our crews will be updating on twitter the president's events and we will have complete events at 6:00 and weep have more -- we will have more on what needs to change on campus following the hate crime that happened to a student. four students are accused of a hate crime to one african- american student, here is what the president just admitted. >> reporter: the university president muhammed wants everybody to know that the university is taking accountability for what happened. he and the naacp is speaking at a news conference and they are condemning the actions of the students who are accused of racially taunting their roommate. he said by failing to wr
in san francisco. san diego requires $85,000 in salary. los angeles 79,000, new york 79,000. and boston 10,000. the city with the cheapest salary needed, cleveland. >>> the chain saws were buzzing today in the backyard of this oakland home. where a huge eucaliptus came to the ground. and the crew has been swamped with clean up calls ever since this week's wind storm. >> a little overwhelming. we could not even get to all the people who called us. at one point we had to say, we can't do so much. >> reporter: people with serious damage getting help first. everyone else has had to wait. >> we've been triaging the work and trying to handle the work stuff first. >> reporter: the company has 10 more jobs already lined up. another tree trimmer told me his work has doubled. >> a lot of the trees that are in the ground in the backyard can wait until the more serious ones are taken care of. around the east bay branches are still breaking down trees. >> those are big limbs that came down. >> reporter: sonia callahan still has a huge mess in her backyard after a neighbor's tree fell into her house.
for president obama because after this hill and down to los angeles or he will also be looking for money. >>darya: thanks a lot will. we will continue our team coverage throughout the morning and the president obama expected to land at sfo around 10 thirty that's where kron4's yoli cÉspedes is there. >>: i am here on standby. it's expected to arrive around 1030. he is then going to go over to where will was that there is expected to recover their at about 1133 hills and some time there and then he will move on to the san francisco jazz center which is down over by franklin and then he will go to a private luncheon for it is actually going to be to all the city that's in a very short time because the air force one is expected to leave at about 330 in the afternoon and onto los angeles . so keep in mind, if you're going to work or school in between those two times, at 1032330 in and out of san francisco young could be some roadblocks. he might have to avoid the chinatown and over by cross street at 101 later on in the afternoon. president obama is going to need a lot more support this tim
. in population centers like los angeles, the scope of the task is staggering. the hyperion wastewater treatment plant serves four million people. it processes 350 million gallons of sewage and removes 500 tons of solids daily. after treatment at hyperion, what was once raw sewage is clean enough to release into santa monica bay. other cities and towns release treated wastewater, or effluent, into local rivers, lakes, and streams. as it flows downstream, additional cities may capture it for drinking water, consume it, and treat the water again. in other words, the water coming out of a wastewater treatment plant often enters the watershed, flows into intakes of drinking water treatment plants, and eventually finds its way right back to our faucets. it takes huge investments to ensure that wastewater and drinking water treatment plants function properly to maintain a safe water supply. we made the initial investments in the plants and the pipes. but once we accomplished that, there was this great recognition that we had a series of issues associated with wet weather conditions. storm events where
heads to his next event in los angeles. reporting live in san francisco, kpix 5. >>> once again air force one is due in at 10:30 this morning. the president will deliver his remarks at the betty ung center about an hour later and head to the fundraiser at the sf jazz center and be back in the air and on his way to los angeles by 3:30. a woman jumped at the colosseum and another fan tried to break her fall, this morning both are injured and in the hospital happened after yesterdays raider/titan game and kpix 5 joins us live from the colosseum with the very latest. good morning, kent. >> reporter: good morning, frank. deputies say without a doubt 100% the good samaritan saved this waps life and if he did not do that she would very likely be dead this morning. the incident happened after the game when the woman climbed off into a closed off section of 301. that was blocked off and covered in tarps. the good samaritan plead with the woman over and over again saying don't do it . the standoff was brief, she jumped and fell 45 feet and the good samaritan actually tried to catch her and br
"american music awards" from los angeles tonight. for the first time, fans get to pick the winners. stars paraded down the red carpet earlier today at the nokia theater. and you have to admit, no one makes an entrance like lady gaga, riding a horse like a real-life lady know godiva. one direction easily got the most screams. new acts will compete with old favorites. >>> justin timberlake is always a favorite to win artist of the year. he's also nominated with taylor swift who, as we all know, wins everything, as well. >> the first-ever icon award will be given tonight to rihanna for her influence on pop culture. the "american music awards" hosted by pit bull begins at 8:00 tonight on abc 7. >>> for a check of the weather as we head into thanksgiving week, let's check in for more. >> another terrific day. north bay had frost earlier in the day. that burned off nicely. a little cloud cover near the coast. otherwise, folks, we are clear and much like last night. temperatures will be a bit on the cold side, especially in the north and east bay, protected valley areas. let's get right to it. l
-- and by 3:30 he is off to los angeles. >>> demanding a $50 compensation fee for worker who's spend more than two hours picking up a late. expecting a rate increase that will be used to off set meeting state regulations on their trucks. eight00 port truckers are going to lose their jobs when new speculations come into effect. >> we are going to keep working here. this is our economy, this is our life, this is our port, this is our city. we can not -- and also they can a not afford to lose one00 drivers. >>> the weather system that brought high winds to the bay area on thursday is plowing through the desert southwest tonight and turning deadly. this is video where residents saw half an inch of snow over the weekend. other parts of new mexico reported 6 inches on the ground. the storm is now blamed for about 8 deaths in the west. it will impact thanksgiving travel back east. cbs danielle knotting ham report on this. >> reporter: midland texas, sunday morning, the slick conditions close highways. >> never seen it like this. >> reporter: many people were caught unprepared. >> i have not had to
for los angeles. >>> solar city is expected to announce a big expansion tomorrow. they are set to open 10 operation centers across the state. the bay area is solarcity's home base for a total of 7 warehouses here. the new locations are expected to be in northern california. it means a lot of new jobs. solarcity makes and installing solarpanelses for homes and businesses. >>> not the sun but an early blast for winter that turned deadly. how many people were caught unprepared? >> reporter: dennis rodman tops the list who joins him on it ,,,,,,,, not scoring former n-b-a di dennis rodman any points when it comes to being influential. g-q listed the former baskel player as the least influen celebrity this year. some oe other names on g-q's list m come as surprises. he might be the leader of t free world but president oba is on the list. you'll find miley cyrus.. who created ar with her twerking incident. pop stars justin bieber andy gaga might sell millions of records. but they are deemed as being non-influen. fewer californians are traveling this year for the thanksgiving holiday, compad wi
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the east coast is next. miguel almageur, nbc news, los angeles. >>> to an amtrak train derailment that left 00 passengers stranded overnight in south carolina. the new york-bound train derailed causing several cars to slip off the tracks and injure several passengers, luck request for the passengers, the train had full power and heat, shielding them from the 20-degree weather outside. buses are en route to transfer passengers to another rail. >>> living abroad now to iran where an historic nuclear deal is done. the international reaction coming swift and mixed. with america's closest mideast ally israel calling it an historic mistake, here at home, leading members of congress are cautious but accepting. nbc's ahman mohyeldin. good morning. this deal follows years of behind-the-scenes diplomatic work. the question might be what are the next steps that are so crucial in this? >> well the short answer to that is compliance and enforcement. on the one hand you have this agreement that's spells out what is expected to happen the in the next six months, and a big component of that involves inspec
at 50, headed down south the nicer days are today and tomorrow and near 70 in san diego and los angeles and 74 in palm springs all with sunshine. safe travels. >> san jose is wide open right new and we do not have construction this and certainly no accidents as we take you over to 101, 85 and 280. it is clear. ing in but green. that means you are at top speeds and the nimitz, northbound and southbound direction, you are at top speed. as we look at drive time traffic, antioch to hercules the entire stretch to i-80 westbound is 28 minutes and still in the clear. when you get to 280, traveling to the maze that is 15-minute delay and 87, away from highway 85 to the san jose airport is under ten minutes. clear drive to get you going. >> an investigative report on the connecticut school massacre will be released today at noon. the report by the lead investigator of the state police could provide the first official answers to questions of the young gunman who is accused of killing 20 children and six woke inside the sandy hook elementary. the investigation has drawn criticism for being shroude
option, changing senate rules to limit the filibuster. joining us from los angeles tonya at kerr of council for the law firm of goldburg loan steen and weather wax. she clerked in the 9th u.s. circuit of appeals. and from providence, rhode island. richard is the author of "defending the filibuster soul of the senate." he intent 34 years as a staff member including 30 years in the u.s. senate. >> i think it is long overdue. let's put rah little bit -- let's give a little context to what the democrats proposed here. and this is precisely the same mechanism that republicans threatened to deploy. in 20006 -- i'm sorry, 2003 when my friend miguel astray da, very conservative, but the democrats filibusters him, a bipartisan group of 14, 14 senates came together and said we are going to stop this process. we are going to let the president's chosen nominees go through, miguel estrada of course withdrew, but what we see in the process it's been common deered by the minority. and i think certainly the constitution does not suggest that 60 votes in the super majority is ryed for presidentia
are looking at science. let's take a look at it. this is catalina island. 27 miles off the coast of los angeles. a place known for it's beauty both above and below the ocean that surrounds it. most of the dish that call these waters home go relatively unnoticed. but one spic species is impossio miss. leopard sharks. hundredses of them. >> if you are the director of the shark lab and you are trying to revolutionize the way sharks had studde studied it's not a bad way to set up shop. chris lowe is the director of calcal state long beach's shark lab. getting to know him and his work is getting your feet wet. obviously here a day at the office is a diffe different attd a different look at the world. >> it takes a few moments under the water to understand chris' passion for the othe ocean and e sharks he study:whe : >> when i caught my first shark there was something about it. it looked so different from all of the other fish i caught and it looked so streamline and sleek. it didn't match all of the fish i caught. >> what about it from the sharks threat that interested you in a sciencivic pe
and another at a private home in the city before he flies to los angeles. protestors are mobilizing for his visit. code pink was held tonight calling attention to the u.s. government's use of drones. the president's visit to the west coast comes amid record low approval ratings nationwide. 56% of americans surveyed disapprove of his performance. that's an all-time high. the numbers reflect several embarrass ments for his administration this year. the irs' treatment of conservative groups, theth sa surveillance scandal and the botched rollout of the health care website. >>> developing news as a large storm system makes its wi across the -- its way across the southwest. this incredible video was shot showing an suv spinning off the road and rolling into the ditch. look at that. driving is extremely treacherous throughout the southwest. at least eight people have died in weather-related accidents. more than 300 flights were canceled at dallas ft. worth airport. leigh glaser is here for a first check on weather and live doppler 7hd. >> and numerous more flights will be canceled tomorrow as well
a manual in the face outside the w hotel last month. last week in los angeles a judge there ordered brown into anger management rehab. brown is on probation there for his assault on his then girlfriend rihanna for an accident back in 2 incident back in 2009. >>> the state board of elections in virginia will certify the vote in the attorney general's race. according to the board's website democrat mark herring leads republican mark obenshain by just 165 votes. that is less than 100th of a percentage point difference. that gives obenshain the right to request a recount. both candidates have announced transition teams. >>> it's 5:35. thanks for waking up with us this monday. time for another your money report. >> jess came is back with another -- jessica is back with another local money fight. >> good morning to everybody at home. the fight over d.c.'s minimum wage is heating up yet again. city council committee meeting is scheduled to vote today on a bill that would increase the minimum wage to 11.50 an hour. that would be one of the highest rates in the country. d.c. mayor vincent gray say
will deliver a speech pushing immigration reform. tonight he will travel to los angeles. tomorrow he visits the dream works studio to talk about his economic agenda. >>> miley cyrus has a lot of people talking this morning. in los angeles last night, she closed the american music awards by ball. just tin timberlake won three. >> and taylor swift landed the most awards. fans voted her artist of the year. >> this validates that if you voted for this, that we are heartbroken the same way and we fall in love the same way and we're happy the same way. and the fact that you listen to my music means that we're on the same page and i'm 23 and i have no idea what's going to happen to me in my life, but i figure if you decided on something as wonderful as this, then we're pretty much in it together, aren't we. i love you. >> i love you, too. third time taylor swift he were that had honor. the other performances last night, jennifer lopez did a dedication to celia cruise. she changed costumes three times on air. it was a good show. >> i fell asleep early, but i'll go back and look charlie? i'm positit
immigration reform. and tonight he will travel to los angeles to raise more money. tomorrow the president visits the dreamworks talk about his economic agenda. >>> miley cyrus has a lot of people talking this morning after her latest performance. in los angeles last night, she closed the american music awards by singing "wrecking bam." a giant kitten lip synced behind her. justin timberlake won three awards including pop rock male artist. >> i didn't understand the cat but we're talking about it. taylor swift landed the most awards with four. the fans voted her artist of the year. >> this value dates that if you voted for this that we are heart broken the same way and we fall in love the same way and we are happy the same way. and the fact that you would listen to my music means we're on the same page and i'm 23 and i have no idea what's going to happen to me in my life but i figure if you decided on something as wonderful as this then we're pretty much in it together, aren't we e. i love you! >> i love you, too taylor swift. the third time she's earned that honor. the
. robert eichis at cedars-sinai medical center in los angeles, at least until january 1st when his bill go up. >> i know if i go see him, it's completely out of network and it does not apply against my deductible. so it's really out of network, almost in another orbit. >> reporter: the new obama care compliant plan being offered by harris' current health insurance company will actually cost him $5 a month less but he and four of harris' five doctors are no longer in that network. >> i've had patients come to me saying please do whatever you need to do, because i don't know if i will be able to come back to see you after december 31st. >> reporter: he says 10% of his patients now must either find new doctors or pay steep out of pocket costs. >> it's mind-numbing. it's mind-numbing. >> reporter: even for dr. eitchis, less than six weeks before obama care takes effect, he still doesn't know which if any insurance plans he will accept. he's already stopped taking medicare. >> i may think about not taking any insurance at all. i have a lot of patients who have been seeing me for over 20 years a
is visiting san francisco today and los angeles where speeches on immigration and the economy. attending fund-raisers for congressional races. the president spent sunday in seattle area for fund-raisers. one of the home of a microsoft executive john shirley. >>> "gq" magazine out with this list of least influential people and people according to "gq" who haven't used their fame for enough good. president obama is number 17 on the list. the magazine says he's good at making speeches but "gq" said he is not good at getting things done. number one is ex-nba star dennis rodman who met with pyongyang. >>> a man below risking it all to save this lady during a 40-foot fall. >>> patriots come back. how they managed to beat the broncos after down 24-0 at halftime. >> unbelievable. >>> time for your morning rhyme. tweet us with your own original verse. it can be about anything your heart desires. we will read the best ones on the air in our next half hour. avo: the volkswagen "sign then drive" sales event is back. which means it's never been easier to get a new passat, awarded j.d. power's most appeali
home after the fight of her life. let's bring in our maggie furlong in los angeles to look why the film is capturing so much attention. maggie, this is the second of the trilogy. gets into some pretty heavy themes i'm told. the media, privacy, the difference between social classes. this is a big hit among particularly i think teenaged girls. tell us about the global appeal. >> hunger games catching fire brought in an estimated $308 million worldwide this weekend. half of that came in from u.s. moviegoers. that makes it the 12th largest me of opening weekend ever, which is huge. you mentioned a few of the themes. hunger games touches on, ideas that resonate with audiences everywhere. >> yeah, and most of those hose went to see, as we say, were young women. i know my 15-year-old daughter was a big fan. i never got to see it. 71% of female -- of ticket buyers were women. so or young women, too. they're shaping pop culture in a way by doing just that. >> absolutely. katniss everdeen is the main character of the hunger games". a strong courageous yong woman. a great role model for girls. you
this is washington, after all, that we're talking about. >> and joining us now from los angeles, where the president is scheduled to appear tonight, democratic congresswoman, karen best of california. welcome. >> thanks for having me on. >> i want to get to health care and the president's remarks on iran. i want to ask for your analysis on the immigration situation. the president said there are republicans in the house who want a deal, they want it to be piecemeal. how do we get enough of republicans to say yes in the house to actually make a deal happen? >> well, i actually think there are enough republicans in the house right now who would vote on the senate bill, and we could pass it. the issue is the speaker will not put it on the floor. so what worries me when the republican leadership now says, well, we'll do it in a piecemeal fashion, what pieces are they talking about? we need all of the pieces. my concern is, the only pieces they're concerned about is bore ohder security. where they have the biggest challenge is getting to the word citizenship and actually saying that. which is what a compr
a free man and breaking his silence with his own version of jackson's final days. abc's aditi roy in los angeles. >> reporter: he is one of the last people who saw michael jackson alive. and now, dr. conrad murray, who treated jackson while preparing for his "this is it" tour, is speaking out for the first time since being released from prison. murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2011 for giving the pop superstar an overdose of the drug propofol. he was released just a few weeks ago, serving two years of his four-year sentence. today, murray told australia's "60 minutes" program jackson begged him to give him the drug for insomnia. >> i did not agree with michael in using such a powerful sedative for sleep. so, what i told michael is that, we have to get you off of the substance. however -- i mean, call it ideal or not ideal, michael jackson is not a guy you can just say, "stop it." >> reporter: murray also spoke with the uk newspaper "the daily mail," revealing shocking new details about jackson. murray says, quote, "michael trusted no one. the bed chamber smelled becaus
to board air force one around 3:30 in the afternoon. he is headed to los angeles next. just type in obam that in our search bar and you'll get the latest stories, traffic updates and everything you need to know about the president's visit tomorrow. >> of. >> new details tomorrow about a deadly crash. a beloved high school coach killed this weekend. he was trying to be a good samaritan when he was struck by a car. kimberly terry life there with more on the loss for those who knew him. >> he was an institution on this campus, a coach, the athletic director, excuse me, and also a teacher. the marquee in front of thf school reads you will be nised. it also says thank you, coach webb, for everything. >> the california highway patrol says 76-year-old john webb was driving northbound on highway 680 near fremont around 1:00 saturday morning when he hit a stalled van. webb reportedly got out of his car to help direct traffic. that's when the chp says another car struck and killed him. >> that's exactly what he would have done. he would have tried to help somebody else before worrying about himsel
court judge agreed he would waive the pop singer's appearance because he's back in rehab in los angeles. brown is facing a misdemeanor assault charge for allegedly punching a man outside a hotel last month. he was ordered into anger management this week. >>> more details from the tragic shooting at sandy hook elementary school will be released today. the connecticut state attorney will release a report with a clear timeline. he's interviewed dozens of people and investigated every second of what happened that day. it's been nearly a year since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults. >>> you may want to pay special attention to all of the laws of the road today. d.c. police have put new traffic enforcement cameras into place. >> because they're big money makers, that's why. they're designed to catch drivers for speeding, failing to stop at stop signs, blocking intersections or even failing to yield to pedestrianses in crosswalks. only warnings will are issued through december 29. after that the violators will >>say it's about safety ine. mike, and money. >>> 4:35. some americans will
but a chilly 35. 78 degrees in miami. snow in chicago. ice and rain in dallas today and sunshine in los angeles. >>> on the cbs money watch the hunger games burns the competition and the cost of gas as you head for thanksgiving. wendy has that and more. good morning. >> good morning, asian markets finished mostly higher on a slumping yen. hong kongs was unchanged. stocks on wall street open this morning after posting 7 straight weeks of gains. the dow jones industrial gained over 103 points for the week. the nasdaq composite finished over five points higher. as holiday travelers hit the road they'll pay more for gas. after nine weeks of falling gas prices, the average price of a regular gallon of gas rose three cents from last week to $3.25. >>> microsoft says more than 1 million xbox one consoles sold in 24 hours after the new model went on sale friday. the console was launched in 13 markets and sold out at most retailers. that surpasses the first day sales of the previous generation model, the xbox 360. the sales figure matched that of playstation 4 which was released more than a week ago. an
to the fundraiser at the ss jazz center and back in the air and on his way to los angeles by 3:30. >>> we are rolling out the red carpet he's got a good day in the bay area. >> a little chilly to start in spots. we may see patchy frost out there early on. temperature dropping down in the 30s and 40s outside right now. we do have a couple patches of fog out there as well. still looks like out over the bay not to the day. lights up on the bay bridge and we'll see a very nice afternoon ahead but right now down to 36 in santa rosa. 39 concordant 43 degrees in san jose. i think as we look toward the afternoon though, we'll find sunshine and chilly start to the day but really a mild finish, average temperatures usually in the 60s we'll be a little bit above that about 66 degrees in livermore, 63 in san francisco and sunny and 63 degrees in concord. okay, let's check out your kcbs travel network. >> we've got a good commute shaping up so far. it is still early of course, but no big problems on the road. mass transit on time. there is overnight road work, we didn't see that with last weeks rain s
award, presented by her mom. for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >> oh, and if you missed him last night, pitbull, he's here. he flew all night. we're going to have much more ahead on the amas next hour with pit bull. can't wait for that. good to have you back. i can't say that enough to you, sam. >> i love it, i love it, i love it. a lot of folks waking up this morning, and everybody has plans for the week. most of you, it includes travel. let's get to the boards. we're going to show you what's going on with this low. today, the icy mess in about seven states. as we warm things up today, the low continues to travel east. with it will be a line of inland snow. but it's not snow for the main cities and that's very good news for travel. it will be some heavy rain. likely delays, but maybe not as many cancellations as if the wintry edge was closer to big cities like atlanta, boston. it's mostly a rain event here. some of the rain is heavy. two to three inches of rain. check with your local carriers. roads are likely to be slower. give yourself extra time. a
. obama will go to los angeles monday night, on tuesday, he will fund raise and speak about the economy at dream works an information. the white house notes the film industry continues to create thousands of jobs across the u.s he will return to washington, d.c on tuesday, wednesday, he will engage in a time-honored tradition pardon donning the thanksgiving day turkey. >>> mayor george marscone and harvey milk were gunned down. super vase tor dan white was convicted of that. how those killings changed the history -- coming up right after the 10:00 news. >> >> the doctor accused of giving michael jackson an overdose is once again insisting he had nothing to do with the singer's death. conrad murray said he loved jackson like a brother. he said jackson was a frail drug addict who would inject hisself with drugs. he was released from jail three weeks ago after serving half of a four-year sentence. >> >> dennis rodman sharing the spotlight with president obama. the former nba basketball players are placed at the top of gu's "least influentialal people." president obama came in 17th on the l
. >> joining us from los angeles, lisa blum. legal analyst for nbc news and author of the forthcoming book "suspicion nation: the inside story of the trayvon martin injustice and why we are doomed to repeat it." lisa, zimmerman gets into another altercation. this one with a new girlfriend. why the enormous coverage of this guy? >> well, he's a fascinating guy. you're right. the trial absolutely divided america. it's amazing to me george zimmerman finds himself in the middle of searing, hot button issues in america. first it was race. racial profiling. stand your ground and guns. now domestic violence. >> but who cares? he's obviously a loser. the trayvon case is over. why did all three cable news networks, for instance, carry his -- the hearing of his arrest live? >> well, i think it is a fascinating story, howie. i think this is very different from some of the other high profile cases that frankly were not as newsworthy like jodi arias or casey anthony. >> jodi arias had sex. >> right. >> what's so fascinating about it? >> i think what's fascinating is the racial divide as you point
in pacific heights and then take off for los angeles. the visit comes amid record level approval rating with 56 percent of members disapprove of his performance an all-time high. 41 percent approve. it is probably due to the n.s.a. surveillance video scandal and the botched obamacare rollout. >> mileses scott will not be around to see the president. the obama administration wanted the president to meet up with batkid during the bay area visit but the scheduling didn't work out. batkid in new york city this morning for an appearance on "good morning america." he taped video congratulating batkid on the day san francisco turned into gotham city. we will have a preview of batkid's appearance on "good morning america" next. >> frightening moments aboard a flight from san francisco to new york after a bird strike at john f. kennedy airport. the pilot had to declare an emergency moments before landing after smelling smoke in the cockpit. he thought the bird struck the landing gear. >> bird strike. we it hit landing gear. >> it was actually the engine that was hit. you can see the damage in a
for an immigration event. also some fundraisers. then he goes to los angeles where there are even more fundraisers. one event on the economy, the event on the economy will take place at dream works studios in southern california and the ceo, there of course, a big obama donor. >> thank you very much. >>> obama care bringing new responsibilities for the irs. the very same agency under fire for targeting conservative and tea party groups. the one that spent your hard earned taxpayer dollars online dancing videos for its employees. what about the "star trek" parody training videos. the irs taking on the enormous responsibility of enforcing the individual mandate and doling out fines if you don't sign up for obama care. good to see you guy. is the irs up to this enormous task? >> that remains to be seen. this is a huge heavy-lift for the irs and there's a "the washington post" story today explaining that their new tasks connected to obama care, number in the dozens. they are up to four dozen new jobs that the irs is going to have to accomplish in regards to its charge on obama care and some of them ar
entire waive life will change. it will first affect tel aviv but later new york, nebraska, los angeles. we have to deal with it not to buy aluges, to see it and see if real diplomacy worked. we just talked so much about president kennedy right now. what did president kennedy do in the crisis? he did not go to war on the other hand and surrender on the other hand. he looked for a third way for a very assertive courageous policy to address a critical issue for the united states and free world. the kennedy approach is what is needed now. if the president will endorse such an approach and promote tough diplomacy he might have a chance of achieving a great historical achievement. if god forbid he does not, the legacy of this period of time, 2014 might be remembered throughout the century as the year when the world went nuclear. it's not only about iran. if iran will go nuclear, the world will go nuclear and the 21st century will become nightmarish. we must prevent that and address the issue seriously with intellectual courage and integrity. >> ari, briefly since the stakes are so high. >> i
in los angeles. wherever you find yourself on the spectrum of supporting death penalty, if you're for justice, you should read this book. it's called "the death of punishment, searching for justice." >> great holiday book. >> this is important if you care about justice in this country. a professor of law has written it. >> once again, the big powers did not mention the united states, including the pastor who was held in prison in iran. it's not just him. a lot of others are. but churches continue to be burned. christians continue to be killed. people getting maimed, including children. when, oh when, are you in the muslim faith going to step forward and say your faith is a faith that doesn't kill women and children. >> and the cowards didn't negotiate that. last night i had this huge dilemma "walking dead" and a big sunday night football game. we dvr'd the "walking dead" and watched the football game. i thought the broncos had it at halftime, it was 24-0. >> but they lost. >> how did that happen? >> i did have dreams of my five, but i'm not going to say it, because i have somet
americans said we could do a lot of analysis in the subcategory plus richmond virginia, chicago and los angeles. and we found john f. kennedy with that short presidency is the most admired, liked, respected and popular president of the modern era. a history in who studies the actual record would say, on. 1,038 days. but what was interesting to me is that is the judgment of the american people. we entitled at the people's president and so i think that the readers will be interested to see how can this be viewed and why if the assassination is a big piece of it but was kennedy's image above rhetoric which is still stirring the self-deprecating humor, the glamorous nature. >> host: when i listen to it i still get goosebumps when i hear it. you mentioned the president's followings. although having written about ronald reagan i came across the phrase that said that he was the first residents not to be haunted by the ghost of john kennedy. do you agree with that? >> guest: you know this better than i do he wasn't in the democratic party, the republican party. he didn't have to pretend to be t
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